Agency Partners

360 Youth Services

A Naperville-based youth services organization that provides life-changing services to youth through prevention education, counseling and shelter. (West Suburban)

Access Community Health Network

A leader in expanding access to health care that provides high quality, comprehensive community-based health care for the underserved in the greater Chicago area and beyond. (Metro Chicago)

Access DuPage

A health management organization committed to providing low-income, medically uninsured residents of Dupage Country with access to medical services. To support this broader effort, the DuPage Health Coalition leads planning efforts and operates four distinct health programs; Access DuPage, Silver Access, DuPage Dispensary of Hope and the Women's Health Navigation Program. (West Suburban)

Ada S. McKinley Community Services

An organization driven by its mission to empower, educate, and employ people to change lives and strengthen communities - focusing on Child Development & Youth, Employment & Community Support, and Behavioral & Clinical Health. (Metro Chicago)

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

An impassioned organization leading the fight against HIV/AIDS and improving the lives of people affected by the epidemic. (Metro Chicago)

Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County

An organization responsible for planning and coordination of homeless services and housing options for all of Cook County outside of Chicago. (North-Northwest Suburban, South-Southwest Suburban, West Suburban)

American Red Cross of Greater Chicago

A humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. (Metro)

Apna Ghar, Inc. (Our Home)

A holistically focused agency that provides culturally-appropriate, multilingual comprehensive social services to survivors of domestic abuse with a focus on the South Asian and immigrant communities. (Metro Chicago)

Arab American Action Network

A grassroots non-profit working to strengthen the Arab community in the Chicago area by building capacity to be an active agent for positive social change. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Arab American Family Services

A non-profit social services agency that works to enhance the quality of for Arab Americans in our communities by serving and building stronger, healthier generations. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Association House of Chicago

A historical settlement house in Chicago, serving a multi-cultural community by providing comprehensive, collaborative and effective programs in English and Spanish, promoting health and wellness, and creating opportunities for educational and economic advancement. (Metro Chicago)

Austin Childcare Providers’ Network

A resource to parents and childcare providers, supplying valuable information to parents and educating childcare providers in underserved communities. (Metro Chicago)

B.U.I.L.D., Inc.

A leading agency in gang intervention that engages at-risk youth in the schools and on the streets so they can realize their educational and career potential and contribute to the stability and well-being of their community. (Metro Chicago)

Barrington Youth & Family Services

A community-based, social service agency, providing comprehensive family & youth counseling, personal coaching, youth outreach and prevention programming. (North-Northwest Suburban)

BEDS Plus Care, Inc.

A comprehensive support system helping vulnerable individuals stabilize their lives through housing and supportive services in southwest suburban Cook County. (South-Southwest Suburban, West Suburban)

Blue Island Citizens for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, Inc.

A catalyst for children and adults with intellectual disabilities to be educated, have quality life experiences, and be a respected, valued member of their community. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Bridge Communities

A DuPage County nonprofit transitioning homeless families to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring, supportive services and permanent housing. (West Suburban)

Bridge Youth and Family Services, The

A comprehensive mental health resource that helps young people and their families achieve social and emotional health. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Brighton Park Neighborhood Council

A community-based non-profit that creates a safer community, improves learning environments at public schools, preserves affordable housing, provides a voice for youth, protects immigrant rights, and promotes gender equality. (Metro Chicago)

Cara Chicago (formerly The Cara Program)

A job training, placement and support agency that unlocks the power and purpose within our communities and ourselves to achieve real and lasting success. (Metro Chicago)

Carole Robertson Center for Learning

A private, nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, enriching, and empowering children and families through comprehensive child and family development programs. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

A faith-based organization fulfilling the Church's role in the mission of charity by providing compassionate, competent, and professional services that strengthen and support individuals, families and communities.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet

A faith-based organization whose mission is providing services to people in need and calling others of goodwill to do the same. (West Suburban)

Center for Conflict Resolution

An independent not-for-profit organization that works with individuals, communities, courts and other institutions to manage and resolve conflict. (Metro Chicago)

Center for Independence through Conductive Education

A rehabilitation center that educates children with motor disabilities to maximize functional independence. (West Suburban)

Center Resources for Teaching and Learning, The

An important resource for Illinois education that provides a broad range of professional development services and instructional resources, spanning from early childhood through adult learning, for communities throughout Illinois and the nation. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Centro de Informacion

An organization empowering Hispanics with the ability to effectively integrate into our greater community through the facilitation of information, education, citizenship and well-being. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center

A not-for-profit organization that unites public, private and community partners to ensure the safety, health and well-being of abused children. (Metro Chicago)

Chicago Commons Association

A social services agency and former settlement house that partner with individuals, families and communities to overcome poverty, discrimination and isolation. (Metro Chicago)

Chicago Urban League

An affiliate of the national urban league that promotes sustainable communities and works for economic, educational and social progress for African Americans. (Metro Chicago)

Children's Clinic, The

A play-based organization that quality, nurturing child care in a safe, enriching and educational environment for families in the community. (Metro Chicago, West Suburban)

Children's Research Triangle (CRT)

A downtown Chicago based organization dedicated to the healthy development of children and their families. (Metro Chicago)

Children’s Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County

A leading resource to heal and prevent violence against children that unites public, private and community partners to ensure the safety, health and well-being of abused children. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Children’s Center of Cicero-Berwyn, Inc

A licensed non profit childcare center preparing children for school success and respectfully support families throughout our community. (West Suburban)

Children’s Home + Aid

A community childcare center that partners with children, youth and families whose potential is at risk to create hope, opportunity, and bright futures. (North-Northwest Suburban, South-Southwest Suburban)

Chinese American Service League

A nonprofit community-based social service agency offering a program that strengthens the physical, economical and mental health of all ages and backgrounds of the Chinese community in Chicago. (Metro Chicago)

Chinese Mutual Aid Association

A social services organization serving the needs, promote the interests, and enhances the well-being of Chinese and other immigrants and refugees in Chicagoland. (Metro Chicago)

Community Crisis Center

A community center that provides safety, hope, advocacy, respite and education for those impacted by crisis and violence in the Fox Valley Region in Illinois. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Connections for Abused Women and their Children

A resource and advocate for women and children committed to ending domestic violence by working for social change through education, service collaboration and institutional advocacy. (Metro Chicago)

Connections for the Homeless

A catalyst for ending homeless through safe stable housing, financial assistance and advocacy. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Cornerstone Community Development Corporation (FKA Ford Heights Community Service Organization)

A minority, community-based nonprofit that assists residents in times of crisis, emphasizing emergency, supportive, and educational services to individuals and families until they are stabilized. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Crisis Center for South Suburbia

A path to safety and independence that provides emergency shelter and other essential services for individuals and families victimized by domestic violence and addresses the societal issues that contribute to domestic violence. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Deborah’s Place

A non-profit serving women in Chicago that breaks the cycle of homelessness through a continuum of housing options, comprehensive support services and opportunities for change. (Metro Chicago)

DuPage PADS

A housing resource for the homeless whose mission is to end homelessness in DuPage County. (West Suburban)

Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region

A national nonprofit that enables infants, children, and adults with disabilities to achieve maximum independence and provide support for the families who love and care for them. (North-Northwest suburban)

Ecker Center for Mental Health

A mental health agency that empowers clients to create their highest quality of life by providing timely and effective behavioral health services. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Elgin Partnership for Early Learning

A collaboration in the Elgin community that is working to prepare children for success in school and life. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Enlace Chicago

A Little-Village based organization fostering physically safe and healthy environments by championing opportunities for educational development and economic enhancement. (Metro Chicago)

Erie Family Health Center

A community-based healthcare provider, supplying accessible, affordable and high quality health care for those in need. (North-northwest Suburban)

Erie Neighborhood House

A home without borders promoting a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino, families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action. (Metro Chicago)

Esperanza Health Centers

A community health center whose mission is to promote healthy lifestyles and improve health status through the provision of high quality health care and wellness services. (Metro Chicago)

Facing Forward to End Homelessness

An organization striving to end homelessness for families and individuals by offering hope, help and housing. Facing Forward provides permanent housing, education, advocacy, and social services. (Metro Chicago)

Family Focus Inc.

A member of the Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition that promotes the well-being of children from birth by supporting and strengthening their families in and with their communities. (West Suburban)

Family Rescue

A domestic violence shelter dedicated to ending domestic violence by providing comprehensive support services and shelter, engaging in advocacy to promote future system change and encouraging prevention through education. (Metro Chicago)

Family Service and Mental Health Center of Cicero

A therapeutic organization providing affordable mental healthcare for local residents, improving their emotional and psychological well-being and helping them lead happier, healthier and more productive lives. (West Suburban)

Gads Hill Center

A social service organization established to create opportunities for children and their families to build a better life through education, access to resources and community engagement. (Metro Chicago)

Greater Chicago Food Depository

A food bank that distributes donated and purchased food through a network of 650 pantries, soup kitchens and shelters to 678,000 adults and children in Cook County every year. (Metro Chicago, South-Southwest Suburban)

Greater Elgin Family Care Center

A care center that provides integrated, high-quality, affordable health care for all, including those without the ability to pay. They have nine locations in northern Illinois. (North-Northwest Suburban)

HandsOn Suburban Chicago

A volunteer focused organization that inspires, equips and mobilizes people to take action that builds vibrant and prosperous communities. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Harold Colbert Jones Memorial Community Center

A safe and welcoming community organization that strengthens family ties, answers a community need, and emphasizes the worth of God's children (all people). (South-Southwest Suburban)

Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Right

A comprehensive social services agency that advances human rights and responds to the needs of endangered populations through the provision of services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society. (Metro Chicago)

Heartland Health Centers

An innovative healthcare center improving the well-being of the community by providing accessible, high-quality health care. (Metro Chicago)

Hephzibah Children’s Association

A multi-faceted organization helping children thrive and families flourish through innovative, community-based programs. (West Suburban)

Housing Forward

A comprehensive housing services solution that Transitions people from housing crisis to housing stability. (West Suburban)

Housing Opportunities for Women

A Chicago nonprofit empowering women, children and families to break the cycle of homelessness and to advance the goal to end homelessness nationwide. (Metro Chicago)

Howard Brown Health Center

A national LGBTQ organization that exists to eliminate the disparities in healthcare experienced by LGBT people through research, education and the provision of services that promote health and wellness. (Metro Chicago)

I Grow Chicago

An Englewood based organization with a mission to grow the neighborhood from surviving to thriving through community connection, skill building, and opportunity. (Metro Chicago)

Ignite (FKA Teen Living Programs)

A youth-focused nonprofit creating hope and opportunity for teens who are homeless by assisting them in leaving the streets, securing stable housing, and building self-sufficient, satisfy lives. (Metro Chicago)

Illinois Action for Children

A catalyst for organizing, developing and supporting strong families and powerful communities where children matter most. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Infant Welfare Society of Evanston

A community focused organization that delivers exceptional care and education for infants and young children and supports families' efforts to be effective parents and advocates in their child's learning and development. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Jane Addams Resource Corporation

An employment resource and training organization that promotes strong communities, businesses and households in order to ensure that people who work do not live in poverty. (Metro Chicago)

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

A community powered organization that provides the critical resources that bring food, refuge, health care, education and emergency assistance to 300,000 Chicagoans of all faiths each year.

Josselyn Center, The

A complete outpatient mental health services center providing the highest quality mental health and related services for children, adolescents, adults and families without regard to their ability to pay. (North-Northwest Suburban)

JOURNEYS The Road Home

A suburban Cook County based nonprofit that provides shelter and social services to people affected by homelessness. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Lakeview Pantry

One of Chicago’s largest and longest operating food pantries that provides food to fill the basic need of hungry people, increases independence through self-help initiatives, raises awareness of hunger and poverty and works toward solutions to eliminate them. (Metro Chicago)

Latinos Progresando

An organization with a mission is to deliver high quality information and resources for people to build secure, healthy and productive lives. (Metro Chicago)

Lawrence Hall

A community-based organization that assists at-risk youth and their families in developing the self-worth, knowledge and skills they need to lead independent and productive lives. (Metro Chicago)

Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing

A nonprofit law firm that believes that all persons have a right to safe, decent, and affordable housing on a non-discriminatory basis. (Metro Chicago)

LIFT Inc.

An organization empowering families to break the cycle of poverty. (Metro Chicago)

Loaves & Fishes Community Services

An anti-poverty hunger-relief agency providing food and leadership in the community by uniting an mobilizing resources to empower people to be self-sufficient. (West Suburban)

Manufacturing Renaissance

An organization working to rediscover, redefine, and rebuild advanced manufacturing in the knowledge economy as a foundation for middle-class communities. (Metro Chicago)

McGaw YMCA

An open, charitable membership association that promotes growth in spirit, mind and body through programs and services for all. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Metropolitan Family Services

An advocate for families and communities that mobilizes and provides services across four areas: economic stability, education, emotional wellness and empowerment.

Mujeres Latinas en Accion

A bilingual/bicultural agency that empowers Latinas by providing services that reflect their values and culture, and being an advocate on issues that make a difference in their lives. (Metro Chicago)

National Able Network, Inc

A career support services center preparing today's communities to meet tomorrow's challenges through education, employment, and opportunity. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Neopolitan Lighthouse

A not-for-profit domestic violence agency provides comprehensive support services to victims of abuse and their children on the west side of Chicago. (Metro Chicago)

New Moms, Inc.

A support system for young mothers that empowers and equips at-risk adolescent parents and their children, providing food, supportive housing, individualized case management, education re-enrollment, career readiness training, parenting classes. (Metro Chicago)

New Star, Inc.

A dynamic organization that provides choices and opportunities for persons with disabilities and their families through a culture of innovation and caring. (South-Southwest Suburban)

North Lawndale Employment Network

A community-focused organization that seeks to improve the earnings potential of the North Lawndale community through innovative employment initiatives that lead to economic advancement and an improved quality of life. (Metro Chicago)

Northern Illinois Food Bank

A non-profit organization that is the source of nutritious food, innovative feeding programs and hope for more than half a million people each year. A proud member of Feeding America. (North-Northwest Suburban, West Suburban)

Northwest Compass

An effective provider to those in crisis in the Northwest suburbs that delivers comprehensive services that help people when they need it most. (North-Northwest Suburban)

OMNI Youth Services

A comprehensive behavioral health organization that partners with parents and the community to provide innovative transformational behavioral and educational support services to children, adolescents, and young adults. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Outreach Community Ministries

A neighborhood resource that partners with churches to restore hope and provide opportunities for people to become all that God intends them to be. (West Suburban)

PADS of Elgin

A shelter in Elgin that provides safe shelter, comprehensive case management and advocacy to homeless men, women and families in northern Kane County and Hanover Township. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Partners for our Communities

A one-stop shop trusted by families to address their many needs, empowering underserved people to develop self-efficiency and become leaders in their communities. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Pathlights (FKA PLOWS Council on Aging)

A resource for people age 60+ that provides the highest level of service to those who are physically, psychologically and/or financially in need. (South-Southwest Suburban)

PEER Services Inc.

A community based organization that prevents and alleviates the problems that substance abuse causes individuals, families and our community. North-Northwest Suburban)

People’s Resource Center

A DuPage County nonprofit responding to basic human needs to promote dignity and justice, and to create a future of hope and opportunity for county residents. (West Suburban)

Pillars Community Health

A non-profit health center building healthier communities by making connections, changing lives and providing mental health services, social services, and education for people of all ages. (West Suburban)

Primo Center for Women and Children

A family-focused agency that empowers homeless women and children to become productive, responsible and independent members of their communities. (Metro Chicago)

Renaissance Social Services

A compassionate, supportive nonprofit that seeks to end homelessness in Chicago through prevention, housing and social services. (Metro Chicago)

Respond Now

A social services agency providing services that address and resolve the emergency needs of 22 communities in the south suburban area. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Restoration Ministries, Inc.

A Christian-based program that restores hope to people while bringing lasting change to the community. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Resurrection Project, The

A faith-based community that builds relationships and challenges individuals to act on their faith and values by creating community ownership, building community wealth and serving as stewards of community assets. (Metro Chicago)

Safer Foundation

An advocate for equal employment opportunities that supports the efforts of people with criminal records to become employed, law-abiding members of the community and as a result, reduce recidivism. (South-Southwest Suburban) 

Saint Anthony Hospital

An independent, nonprofit, faith-based, acute care, community hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the families on the West Side and Southwest Side of Chicago. (Metro Chicago)

Sarah’s Inn

A comprehensive services provider that improves the lives of those affected by domestic violence and to break the cycle of violence for future generations. (Metro Chicago)

Serenity House Counseling Services, Inc.

A holistically minded treatment organization providing comprehensive residential and outpatient treatment services to adult men and women recovering from substance abuse and chemical dependence. (West Suburban)

Sertoma Centre, Inc.

A national nonprofit that provides opportunities that empower individuals with disabilities to achieve personal success. (South-Southwest Suburban)

Sinai Health Systems

A conglomeration of hospitals partnering together to Improves the health of the individuals and communities we serve. (Metro Chicago)

Skills for Chicagoland's Future

An organization with a mission to close the workforce skills gap and move the unemployed into open positions by directly responding to the hiring needs of employers. (Metro Chicago)

South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, The

A Joint Commission accredited organization that delivers a continuum of treatment and recovery support services to residents of the greater Chicago Southland area and surrounding communities. (South-Southwest Suburban)

South Suburban Family Shelter, Inc.

A caring and confidential social services organization that provides comprehensive, coordinated services to families in which domestic violence exists without imposing any one solution. (South-Southwest Suburban)

South Suburban PADS

An inter-faith program providing shelter and supportive services to homeless persons. (South-Southwest Suburban)

St. Leonards Ministries

A residential agency providing services and programming to facilitate the successful re-entry of formerly incarcerated men and women into society as healthy, stable, contributing members of families and communities. (Metro Chicago)

St. Sabina Church

This entity's Employment Resource Center has a mission to assist Auburn Gresham residents and nearby community residents in achieving long-term un-subsidized employment that will enable them to realize reduced debt and an overall improved quality of life. (Metro Chicago)

Teen Parent Connection

A DuPage County based nonprofit that provides educational resources on the realities and responsibilities of teenage pregnancy and long-term assistance to adolescent parents. (West Suburban)

Thresholds

An innovative, hope-filled agency that assists and inspires people with severe mental illnesses to reclaim their lives by providing the supports, skills, and the respectful encouragement they need. (Metro Chicago)

Together We Cope

A homelessness prevention agency based in Tinley park that assists, empowers, encourages and advocates for neighbors in need by providing food, shelter, clothing and referral information in times of crisis. (West Suburban)

VNA Health Care

A not-for-profit healthcare agency dedicated to providing compassionate, dependable, and comprehensive primary care and community health services. (West Suburban)

VOCEL Viewing Our Children As Emerging Leaders NFP

An organization whose mission is to help ensure that all children have the foundations to learn, grow and lead. (Metro Chicago)

West Side Forward

A faith-based nonprofit that empowers individuals, strengthening families, and building neighborhoods through community-driven, solution-oriented, and value-centered approaches. (Metro Chicago)

WINGS Program, Inc

A pathway to independence for those affected by domestic violence, providing housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence.(Metro Chicago)

World Relief DuPage/Aurora

A Christ-centered organization partnering with churches to holistically assist refugees, immigrants, and members of their communities to be fully functioning integrated participants in society. (West Suburban)

YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

A youth-focused organization that develops strong children, families and communities through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, and fitness and healthy living.

Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.)

A youth development agency providing services and leadership to meet the emerging needs of young people and their families in our community. (North-Northwest Suburban)

Youth Crossroads, Inc.

A non-profit organization that acts in the best interest of youth, guiding them through life challenges, and inspiring them to discover new opportunities for personal development, healthy relationships, and positive community involvement. (Metro Chicago)

YWCA Elgin

A YWCA location in Elgin that is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. (North-Northwest Suburban)

YWCA Evanston/North Shore

A social justice organization empowering women and girls; promoting violence-free homes, schools and communities; and, fostering gender, racial and economic justice. (North-Northwest Suburban)

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

The oldest and largest women’s organization in the region, providing women and girls with the support and tools needed to transform their lives, be confident in their choices, and make valuable contributions to their communities. (Metro Chicago, South-Southwest Suburban, West Suburban)

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